Attend high school anytime, anywhere

The accredited Upper School at Laurel Springs prepares students for graduation and admission to college. The school offers flexible academic schedules, extensive course options, and enrollment in Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses earn students college credit.

Our accredited Upper School is an exceptional online academic program preparing students for college and beyond.

Quick Facts
  • Who can apply?

    We accept high school students in grades 9-12.
  • When can students enroll?

    Rolling admission allows most students to enroll at any time.
  • How much does it cost?

    Laurel Springs Upper School tuition is $9.500 for a full year.
  • What time are classes?

    Students have access to the classroom 24/7, giving them the freedom to complete coursework at their pace.

The Upper School Experience

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Set your schedule and pace

Laurel Springs Upper School provides a flexible online learning environment uniquely suited to high school students who want to set their pace and complete coursework on their schedule. Students receive personalized support from teachers to help them progress along the path to graduation.
Our Education Model:
  • Focuses on knowledge acquisition and application
  • Allows students to complete coursework and take exams multiple times to get the grade they want
  • Emphasizes critical thinking, time management, and independent scholarship

Learning Management System

Learning is a collaborative experience using 21st-century communications tools and technologies in online environments.
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Personalized Learning Plan

We design our curricula around your student(s) to create the best possible learning experience, while teachers and counselors help amplify each student's strengths.
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Prepare for college

The Upper School focuses on preparing high school students academically and emotionally for post-secondary success. Teachers and counselors work collaboratively with your family to ensure students are ready for the rigor of college-level academics.
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  • Learn critical thinking, writing, and reading skills through a challenging Upper School curriculum
  • Enroll in college-level courses challenging your mind
  • Interact with a global community of peers who share similar interests and passions

Choose your educational path

Laurel Springs believes in an experiential learning model inviting students to discover, explore, and grow through real-world experiences. The Upper School provides a diverse catalog of courses, and students may choose core courses, world languages, electives, and micro-courses appealing to their interests.
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World Language Programs

  • Gain proficiency in conversation, culture, and comprehension of world languages
  • Choose from American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese, French, German, Latin, and Spanish
  • Travel with a school-sponsored international student trip to practice your world language skills

Extensive Selection of Courses

  • Choose from more than 200 college-prep courses
  • Earn college credit through nearly two dozen AP courses and available dual enrollment offerings
  • Select from a list of almost 100 elective options or the uniquely designed micro-courses exploring areas of interest

Receive guidance from counselors

College counselors play a crucial role in keeping students focused and on track for post-secondary goals, college applications, and graduation. Counselors communicate with teachers; write recommendation letters; and assist students and parents with academic, social, and emotional needs.

School Counseling Benefits
  • Students meet one-on-one with their counselor for support in successfully reaching their goals
  • College-bound student-athletes receive guidance focused on eligibility, amateurism, recruitment, and balancing academics with athletics

Enjoy an incredible student life

College preparation extends beyond the classroom. We encourage students to explore areas of interest and passion alongside their peers through participating in clubs providing leadership, collaboration, and real-world opportunities. Clubs range from Honor Societies to creative and performance-based, health and sciences, language and travel, and more!

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Clubs and Activities

Students can participate in our vibrant social community, including clubs, virtual field trips, and a private social network.
Clubs and Activities

International Travel Opportunities

Annual International travel opportunities include service-learning and leadership experiences.

Ready to get started?

See how far your students can go when given the freedom to pursue what they love.
Proven Performance

Each year, more than 300 colleges and universities around the world accept our graduates

Upper School FAQ

  • How do I enroll my student in the Upper School?

    Simply fill out an application. An admissions coordinator will reach out shortly.

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  • What high school courses does Upper School offer students?

    We offer more than 200 college-prep courses, including unique elective options, Advanced Placement courses, honors courses, and dual enrollment offerings.

    View Upper School Course Catalog
  • What are the graduation requirements for Academy students?

    Full-time, Upper School students must meet the 23.5 credits required for graduation.

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  • Do you offer NCAA-approved summer courses for student-athletes?

    Yes. We offer NCAA-approved courses.

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  • As an Upper School parent, what is my role in my child's online education

    You play a supporting role in your child's academics. High school students create and act on their schedules with minimal guidance from you.

    Parent resources include Observer accounts to monitor your child's learning progress and access to Naviance for observing your child's college plans. We also encourage you to regularly connect with your child's counselor and teachers.

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  • What are the technology requirements for the Lower School?

    Lower School students need a standard laptop or desktop computer with Mac OS or Windows support, plus an up-to-date browser and access to high-speed internet. Some courses require speakers and a microphone, and some may require a printer and scanner access.

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  • Do you have prom and other school events?

    Yes! Throughout the year, students can participate in in-person and virtual field trips. And, at the end of the traditional academic year, we host our Annual Year-End Celebrations, a three-day event including prom, graduation, and an alumni reunion.

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